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13 June 2024, 10:36

Belarus, Egypt look to strengthen cooperation in education

Photo courtesy of the Belarusian Education Ministry
Photo courtesy of the Belarusian Education Ministry
MINSK, 13 June (BelTA) – The ministers of education of Belarus and Egypt have agreed to strengthen cooperation in personnel training, development of cooperation in mechanical engineering, microelectronics, and engineering profile, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Education Ministry.

The Belarusian delegation is coming back home from the Second International Forum of Ministers of Education “Shaping the Future” with a big portfolio of agreements. This year's major event took place in Kazan, Russia on 9-12 June. It was attended by more than 100 representatives of foreign countries.

Belarusian Education Minister Andrei Ivanets met with his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Ayman Ashour on 11 June. The parties agreed to intensify cooperation in training personnel for specialties demanded by the economy of one of the largest countries of the Arab East. There is also an interest to develop cooperation within the framework of joint programs in mechanical engineering, microelectronics, and engineering profile.

The representatives of the two countries also discussed the prospects of cooperation in science. This includes organization and participation in competitions, direct interaction between scientists and teaching staff.

Direct interaction between educational institutions of Belarus and Egypt is currently maintained within the framework of 11 cooperation agreements. The Belarusian education minister invited Mohamed Ayman Ashour to visit Belarus for the second forum of rectors of the two countries. During the meeting, Andrei Ivanets emphasized that the forum would contribute to the further development of friendship and cooperation between Belarus and Egypt in education and science, the discussion of promising areas of bilateral interaction.
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